BRAIN GRAFT

n. the introduction of new, healthy tissue to a diseased part of the brain. It involves either a surgical implantation or a transplantation. These serve to either replace a damaged part of the brain or to compensate for some defect in function.

BRAIN GRAFT: "Brain graft surgery is a technique used in treating Parkinson's disease."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BRAIN GRAFT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/brain-graft/ (accessed August 7, 2020).
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